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'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks for joining us.  - coming up, the intersection of religion and the law. - is there any reason to think these kinds of moral arguments would single out religious conscience as more important than other kinds of liberty of conscience? - university of chicago law school's brian leiter challenges the vaulted status of religion in the laws of the u.s. and other western democracies. it's just ahead on "global ethics forum." - our speaker is brian leiter. professor leiter is the karl llewellyn professor of jurisprudence and director of the center for law, philosophy, and human values at the university of chicago. professor leiter will be discussing his new book, which is provocatively titled "why tolerate religion?" - let's start with an example to make the issue concrete.
ande trapped only a few thousand were able to escape. nothing was getting in. to religion on the rails. this new york train is a moving synagogue. our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. askinge the menus to questions but today, america's top intelligence chiefs were summoned before a congressional committee to account protect it to have angered some of this country's closest allies. they defended the legality of completely and said false that they have collected millions of french and spanish records but they do not the nice buying on foreign leaders. -- they did not deny spying. >> protesters are never far behind. was not called to appease americans. the audience for the event was europe and germany in particular. >> we do not spy except for valid foreign intelligence purposes and we'll may work within the law. >> angela merkel would very much like to know why the united states has been monitoring her cell phone calls, perhaps this will. invaluable to us to know where countries are coming from, what their policies are, how that would impact us across a whole
their seats in parliament, accusing the ruling party of fraud. >> in cam bodia religion has been a source of guidance. the spiritual source of life rarely crossing into the political arena. >> that is changing. this is one of several monks taking part in antigovernment protests. >> translation: according to buddhist teachings monks have the right to participate in social activities, especially when the people are suffering from injustice. >> the opposition accuses the ruling party of using fraud to return to power. they led a series of mass rallies. during the latest demonstration thousands of people marched across pyongyang to hand over a petition with 2 million thumb prints to the u.n. and foreign embassies. they are trying to pressure the government to allow an independent investigation into the elections. >> the government has no legitimacy and cannot do business with the rest of the world. unless these issues are resolved properly. >> opposition politicians who won 55 seats out of 123 are boycotting parliament. on the day that members of parliament from the ruling party were sworn in
on their religion, culture and language, although the government denies imposing restrictions on these activities. uighur dissatisfaction has sometimes erupted into violence. in 2009, nearly 200 people were killed in rioting. the group's leader called for an international investigation into the incident near tiananmen square. >> translator: the chinese government hasn't told the media what really happened at the scene. the coverage is based on the story the government made up. and it lacks credibility. >> reporter: u.s. officials expressed concern over the chinese government's abuse of the group's human rights. >> we believe, of course in human rights across the board. that certainly applies to the uighur community. and that's something that we communicate regularly. >> reporter: chinese law calls for severe punishment for acts of terror. officials say such penalties ensure the protection of human rights and social order. authorities have cited the fight against terror as a motive for tightening security both in the capital and throughout the country. chiaki ishikawa, nhk world. >>> chinese autho
controversy. some believe they are building a wall to separate christians and other religions. >> that is rash. muslims and christians were among reeve gees. -- refugees. bulgaria says it's desperate for help. as the sophia government points out this is the e.u.'s per iment her. a new video surveillance system is in place. still the migrants come. >> the father of a gaoled member of the russian punk band pussy riot spoke to al jazeera about his desperation to find out where his daughter is. nadya tolokonnikova is thought to have been moved to a new prison. but family have had no contact for days. >> a daily vigil is beej staged outside the hours to protest about the treatment of nadya tolokonnikova. her family has not heard anything from the authorities, apart from the fact that she's been moved to a new prison after going on two hunger strikes to publy sis conditions inside the penalal colony where she's being held and they fear for her safety. her father told her she made the decision to speak out after receiving threats to her life. >> it's been 14 days without contact. we don't know if she
on the minority's religion and culture. >> three former world journalists have pleaded guilty to hacking phones ahead of a high-profile trial that starts this wednesday and is expected to last until next easter. it sees a defendant said former editors like rebecca brooks and andy colson facing 15 phone acting related charges. -- phone hacking related charges. broosks is said to have been active in hacking. a bust of winston churchill has just been unveiled there. john boehner was joined for the unveiling ceremony today by secretary of state john kerry amongst others. half a century after the british prime minister was granted honorary u.s. citizenship. he was addressed three times more than any other dignitary. make sure you catch the 90th edition opening with a dazzling chocolate fashion show. the french tennis champion was among those wearing chocolate creations. also taken to the catwalk was a former miss france. it runs until sunday, november 3. check it out if you can. that's all from the newsroom for now. >> claire pride in the newsroom. after more than three years of captivity in the sah
vampires and wanted to focus on religion. >> i went back to the catholic church after 30 years after being an atheist and i realized i wanted to right just about jesus christ. >> reporter: four years ago she turned away from organized religion citing her stance on abortion and gay rights. >> i always want to have the courage. i looked up flip-flop because someone called me a flip-flopper and it says to make a complete reversal. so that's what i did. i have to say, yes, i flip-flopd. >> the 72-year-old is unpredictable. she has written several erotic novels. >> the sex scenes in the book are pretty racy. >> good. i want them to be so. >> what makes anne rice blush? >> i don't know. i've written err rot ka and i may right some more. >> reporter: is that a scoop? >> sure. >> reporter: and she may not be finished with the walking dead either. >> how do you make walking zombies romantic. >> or sexy. >> that's a thought. what if around absolutely beautiful guy -- i'm beginning to get it. >> it doesn't take much for rice's imagination to run wild. she says th
that are waged under sectarian banners. people are free to choose their religion. no one has the right, no one can force a belief on people. if someone wants to force what they believe on people, to force people to eat and drink, to think in the way they see fit, and according to their own ignorance. this is dangerous. this has its own school, its own institute. hence, the problem is increasing. the problem is huge and increasing. request theright to whole world, which is suffering from terror, to support us and support all the countries and the people who are suffering from al qaeda and from terrorists in order to defeat them and allow for people and countries to live in peace. iraq is witnessing an economic recovery despite everything you hear about terror attacks and threats. this is not having an impact on companies coming in working in iraq on investment and reconstruction and rebuilding. contain the to potential disasters that we would have suffered should the security forces have not faced al qaeda. in iraq issuffering due to those people wearing bomb belts and entering cafÉs or funera
-crazy. >> but at within point she gave up vampires and wanted to focus on religion. >> i went back to the catholic church after 30 years after being an atheist and i realized i wanted to right just about jesus christ. >> reporter: four years ago she turned away from organized religion citing her stance on abortion and gay rights. >> i always want to have the courage. i looked up flip-flop because someone called me a flip-flopper and it says to make a complete reversal. so that's what i did. i have to say, yes, i flip-flopd. >> the 72-year-old is unpredictable. she has written several erotic novels. >> the sex scenes in the book are pretty racy. >> good. i want them to be so. >> what makes anne rice blush? >> i don't know. i've written err rot ka and i may right some more. >> reporter: is that a scoop? >> sure. >> reporter: and she may not be finished with the walking dead either. >> how do you make walking zombies romantic. >> or sexy. >> that's a thought. what if around absolutely beautiful guy -- i'm beginning to get it. >> it doesn't take much for rice's imagination to run wild. she says the wolfs in
about the problems in kachin and myanmar. kachin is in the north. there's many ethnic and religion groups, mostly christian. in myanmar it's mostly buddist. a civil war broke out two years ago. that's only one worry for the myanmar government. there's violence between buddhists and rohingyas. joe blachlland is an analyst and joins us via skype from canberra. how significant really is the ceasefire agreement. how hopeful are you that it could result in a lasting peace in myanmar. ixed i think it is quite significant. i think it follows on from the president's plan to establish a sense of order that works for his government. this is - it needs to be seen in the context of the roadmap that the government has - the regime prior to this government established back in 2003. and it's about establishing an element of prosperity reliant on security. that prosperity is something seen as being in the interests of the tafaldorf and the military that backed the government. this is, in some respects, a cynical ploy by the government, but it's something that has broader benefits for the community
establishment of religion. >> that clause coming into play when a court makes the ruling from a small town in new york. >>> joining us with details is father jonathan morris. >> good morning. >> tell us, this is a big case because it's gone to the supreme court. >> huge. >> it has major implications about religion in our country. >> it's huge. >> it comes from greece, new york. >> it does. the small town in upstate, new york, had a tradition of once a month there would be a pastor that would come in and lead the city council in prayer. usually it was a christian pastor because the local community is predominantly christian, but then a couple of people complained. they were non-theists. another term for an atheist who said we should also be able to have somebody represent us. keep in mind what is prayer? prayer is talking to god. why a theist would want be to do that i'm not exactly sure. but at the base -- at the core of this case is whether or not in a public place, like a courtroom, like, for example, before a football game in kansas someplace, whether or not in that public institution w
religions or muslims of a addict sect is driving the casualty rate higher. >> it's like warfare using the tools of terrorism. >> reporter: but the violence is more concentrated than you might think. three countries, iraq, pakistan, and afghanistan, suffer more than half the attacks and the casualties. the flip side to some of those numbers is what is happening here 234 the united states. the threat to civilians in the u.s. and western europe and eastern asia may be declining, which is good news for the citizens that live there. erin? >> all right, chris, thank you very much. that brings us back to our question of the night. does changes in the nsa and the spying, will that change that or not? >>> rapper jay z say he is being unfairly demonized for teaming up with the high end retailer barney's. two people were detained by police when they bought expensive things. since then, a lot of people, hundreds, have taken to twitter. more than 16,000 people have demanded that jay z end his partnership with barney's. this puts jay z in a rather awkward position. he's about to launch a collection
of the press, freedom of speech, assembly, religion. everyone agrees with that. and we go much beyond that. you have to be willing to compromise on all other positions because you cannot have a functioning society unless people recognize they want to live together because of the fundamentals. after that like we've done for a very long period of time, a degree of comedy in the political system, which we've lost. that's what i love to use because it was so graphic is jerry ford, president ford used to rare against speaker tip o'neill from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm. >> even though they served in congress tomorrow. >> at 6:00 m tip would come over to the west wing and have a scotch or bourbon with his old buddy jerry. >> rose: my interest is understanding how you might create a different atmosphere that would allow people now charged with finding common ground, to do that. i mean, do they, for example, warren buffett suggested maybe what they need to do is not have any, just go off somewhere and have the privacy of not a public discussion. >> they don't have to go anywhere. the troubles, i'm not sure t
. >> the targeting of other religions or muslims of a different sect is driving casualty rate higher. >> it is much more like warfare and it's warfare using the tools of terrorism. >> but the violence is more concentrated than you might think. three countries, iraq, pakistan, and afghanistan, suffered more than half the attacks and the casualties. and that really points out the flipside of some of those numbers. the danger to civilians in the united states. western europe, even parts of eastern asia isn't nearly as high and may actually be declining. chris lawrence, cnn, washington. >>> when we come back on "around the world," a terrific story. iran's national soccer team heading to the world cup and guess what, an american coach is going along with them. how he wound up involved with the iranian team coming up. [ male announcer ] this is brad. his day of coaching begins with knee pain, when... [ man ] hey, brad, want to trade the all-day relief of two aleve for six tylenol? what's the catch? there's no catch. you want me to give up my two aleve for six tylenol? no. for my knee pain, nothing beats
limits the right of free exercise of religion. the justices striking down that requirement. saying it burdens or compels business owners regardless of their religious bleachbeliefs t provide health coverage which includes birth control. others say it's the employees who have the right to coverage. >> the only question here is whether our government can force religious business owners to pay for abortion-causing drugs and to pay for contraceptives even if that's against their deeply held religious beliefs. >> the reason for that is you have the right to practice what you want but an employer shouldn't have the right to deny the people who work at that institution their right to follow their consciouses and use contracepti contraception. >> a little background center on the owners of freshway foods, a pair of catholic brothers who did not want to provide cont contraceptives for their employees citing their religious beliefs. the two are facing a $14 million fine for not complying. while the obama administration says it is necessary, the judges were not convinced in this case. the dec
will feel that is an important thing. even though they can't directly legislate morality or law or religion, they can nevertheless support it in various ways. >> what was cardinal dulles's relationship with his father? >> i found out something about that that i don't think is ever been published, buried in oral history in the princeton dulles archives. in that oral history, it is an interview with one of the law partners at sullivan cromwell. he says one day, foster dulles called me frantically and said, this is the worst day of my life. you have got to come in right now to my office. i went to his office. i saw him very upset. he handed me a letter and asked me to read it. the letter was to his son, avery, who had decided to become a catholic. for someone like john foster dulles, it would have been better if his son had become a hindu. a catholic was absolutely intolerable. in this letter, foster dulles writes to his son, never speak to me again, never call me again, you are not my son. i have nothing to do with you. his partner recalls -- he said, i spent four hours with dulles that after
christian targets. the targeting of other religions or muslims of a addict sect is driving the casualty rate higher. >> it's like warfare using the tools of terrorism. >> reporter: but the violence is more concentrated than you might think. three countries, iraq, pakistan, and afghanistan, suffer more than half the attacks and the casualties. the flip side to some of those numbers is what is happening here 234 the united states. the threat to civilians in the u.s. and western europe and eastern asia may be declining, which is good news for the citizens that live there. erin? >> all right, chris, thank you very much. that brings us back to our question of the night. does changes in the nsa and the spying, will that change that or not? >>> rapper jay z say he is being unfairly demonized for teaming up with the high end retailer barney's. two people were detained by police when they bought expensive things. since then, a lot of people, hundreds, have taken to twitter. more than 16,000 people have demanded that jay z end his partnership with barney's. this puts jay z in a rather awkward position
. we'll need them in this kind of world religion. mentioned, i recently returned from afghanistan where meeting withw days our commanders, our troops, president karzai. and the defense minister from brussels before he went to afghanistan. he feels that things have significantly improved and changed for the better during the last 10 years. i have been there perhaps 12 times or so. the staff later will tell me if it is really a 11 or 13. we've been there a lot. strikinges are pretty especially in the last few years. that is not the impression the american people have. that, to me, is the obvious fact that things have changed and changed for the better in afghanistan. first of all, it's more secure. we and our allies have made a the growth, the strength of the afghan army and the police now which has grown in a much more capable and respected force including the acal police, which has made major difference particularly in the villages about anna stan -- villages of afghanistan. the most feared force are those 25,000 local police feared by the taliban. because they are so directly ed to the
to the inspector general for coming. it was a great religion. was a greatn -- it pleasure. great session. here.e a press conference the press could come forward. thank you very much. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> thank you. i'm from japan. korea, howl on north as inspector going back to pyongyang? on -- one question more question on [indiscernible] and investigating contaminated water? thank you. >> regarding the question of when iaea will go back to north korea, we do not know. in order to go back to north korea, we need basic political understanding and peace among the major stakeholders. based on the basic understanding , we can take action. you may recall that north korea is not a member of the iaea. has a reception for the country that is not a member, we need a vote from the board of governors. nevertheless, the iaea secretary is repaired to go back any time -- prepare to go back any time. we have a level of training -- maintained a level of training. when there is political agreement, we will seek the
was not the most brother. tahrir square have nothing to do with that kind of politics or with any kind of religion or any kind of ideology but it was young people texting each other, using the smart phones and the virtues of being able to text and tweet and connect with people that brought about another revolution. and the same thing is what started sure you. although syria was corrupted without the other interests and other forces. no leader in new in the world can afford to look away from huge populations of young people coming at us in unprecedented numbers. all of them in touch with their aspirations picked a different world is going to change politics as well as -- so what we're going to try to accomplish with two enormous and very high standard trading coach haitians that are underway right now is to raise the standards and raised the possibilities for people, the trans-pacific partnership which will integrate the region represents 40% of global trade, and if we can lock that in it will raise the standards around the world. when you link that to the transatlantic trade and investment partner
sort of false religion. the virginia governor's race on the air in norfolk virginia. >> terry mcauliffe will make an outstanding governor. it's mcauliffe who's been operating. it will be open, pragmatic, friendly to business, and committed to job growth. he has sensible, business friendly policies. he will work to bridge party divides and find common ground to move our state forward. that's what virginia needs. for us, the decision is clear -- terry mcauliffe. >> big differences for the race of governor. expands obama care, increases spending, raising your taxes by $1700. tim cuccinella, cutting taxes. terry mcauliffe, expand obama care. cuccinelli, cut taxes. to stop obama care and higher taxes, there's one choice. >> i'm ken cuccinelli, candidate for governor. >> difficulties piled up. you mentioned a few of them. today the president will be cam page for terry mcauliffe. >> the mcauliffe campaign didn't have it go in earlier. mcauliffe didn't try to nationalize this debate. i don't think the president's clinton will do a lot better. he and president clinton are best friends. it
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